Kyrgyzstan clears barricades from ravaged city

Published on 20 June 2010

Kyrgyzstan's military began clearing barricades from around Uzbek neighbourhoods in the ravaged city of Osh on Sunday after extending a state of emergency in the country's volatile south. (..) The United Nations has stepped up aid to the region after issuing an urgent appeal for humanitarian assistance, with the World Food Programme expected to fly 110 tonnes of food to Osh and to Andijan in Uzbekistan on Sunday.

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